After their global popularity led BTS to becoming the first ever K-pop group to win a Billboard Music Award, at the 2017 BBMAs -- a feat that no other Korean aside from Psy has achieved -- all eyes are on the septet. With their trend-setting approach to K-pop and their charismatic, but relatable, personalities, the boy band is the most visible Asian act in the US right now.
While their ever loyal ARMY knows everything that there is to learn about BTS', there's a lot to this South Korean act that newcomers may not be familiar with. But Billboard's basic guide to the BTS members is here to help.
The upbeat Jung Hoseok was born on Feb. 18, 1994, and was a formidable dancer before joining BTS. When the group dropped their first album in 2013, Jung debuted using the stage name J-Hope. Here's what you need to know about him: